5-7-2 Change 1
5-7-5. Operation With Skis. If skis are installed, the
following limits apply:
The maximum allowable airspeed is limited to
130 knots indicated airspeed or Vne, whichever is lower,
regardless of gross weight.
The maximum allowable gross weight for
ground operation is 50,000 pounds.
The maximum allowable rate of descent at
touchdown in snow is 480 feet per minute at gross
weights up to 33,000 pounds, decreasing linearly to 240
feet per minute at 46,000 pounds gross weight. For
gross weights 46,000 pounds to 50,000 pounds, the rate
of descent is 240 feet per minute.
The maximum taxi speed is 5 knots when operat-
ing on hard prepared surfaces.
Table 5-7-1. Bypass Panel Removal Requirement